‘Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

About Steve Patterson

Steve Patterson has written over 50 plays, with works staged in Portland, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Austin, Tampa, and other U.S. cities as well as in Canada and New Zealand. His works include: Waiting on Sean Flynn, Next of Kin, Farmhouse, Malaria, Shelter, Altered States of America, The Continuing Adventures of Mr. Grandamnus, Bluer Than Midnight, Bombardment, Dead of Winter, and Delusion of Darkness. In 2006, his bittersweet Lost Wavelengths was a mainstage selection at Portland Center Stage's JAW/West festival, and, in 2008, won the Oregon Book Award (he also was an OBA finalist in 1992 and 2002). In 1997, he won the inaugural Portland Civic Theatre Guild Fellowship for his play Turquoise and Obsidian. View all posts by Steve Patterson

4 responses to “‘Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

  • Mead

    I can’t stop playing this tape. SP. Most cool! By the way — probably you know this, but the fourth or fifth cut, the second one labeled as unknown, is “Lather” by the fab Jefferson Airplane. With the totally OG Gracie Slick on vocals, mais oui.

  • splattworks

    Thanks, Mead. I’ve actually been listening to it this AM too. For some odd reason, a couple of the cuts popped as “unknown” such as “Lather” and “Mr. Tambourine Man” by the Byrds. Who knows? “Walk on the Wild Side” also unfortunately cuts out at the end, so I’ll have to tweak it a bit. But it was a kick to pull together.

  • CAWohlmut

    the only thing saving me from getting sucked into this whole mix tape loop (ha) is two children demaning my attention. Buuuuttt I could put in a video for them and let the bad mamma out…wahahah

  • splattworks

    Also, as an addendum, it’s impossible for me to listen to “Avalon” without seeing a certain short play fading away in a shimmer of gold light.

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